Gunslinger

Gunslinger

Gunslinger: The Dragon of Yellowstone They say girls can’t be gunslingers. Beth’s gonna prove ’em wrong. Even if she has to fight a dragon to do it. It won’t be easy to prove her worth while working as a hotel chambermaid in Golden City, Colorado. The famous battle that defeated the giants was fought thirteen […]

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Status

What’s coming up in 2021

Well, 2021 promises to be a much better year, at least for me. I just hope it keeps its promises. 😉 First, I’ll be inaugurating a regular monthly newsletter in January. I’m realizing that “just when I have something to announce” really means “only when I remember” and having a regular pattern for sending out […]

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Gunslinger

Gunslinger Beth’s theme song

This video makes me think of Beth Armstrong, the heroine of Gunslinger (coming April 7 through WordFire Press). It’s become the background music when I’m writing Ghosthunter (the sequel to Gunslinger). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jvipPYFebWc

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Letter from Lynchburg

New Mythic West short story published and podcast!

My short story, Letter from Lynchburg, has been published at Drabblecast. It’s also available there as a podcast or through their usual feed. Letter from Lynchburg is a missive story–it’s a letter that Charles Mercer wrote to his fiance? in 1865, about a decade before he became a major character in Sharpshooter as Captain Mercer. […]

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Sidekick

Visit to Cozens Ranch

In 2017, I stopped by the Cozens Ranch museum as part of my research for Sidekick. This weekend, we made it back up to Fraser, Colorado for a visit. My wife thought it’d be fun to have a picture of me, with the book, at the museum. I donated two signed copies to the museum […]

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Mythic West Background

Dragon Flight speeds?

So… I have a dragon in Gunslinger. How fast can a dragon realistically fly? It’s a soaring animal, more than one that flaps its wings a lot. It’s also big. So what’s the comparable. A little internet research turns up that Condors can fly at 35 mph (that’s not a top speed, more of an […]

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